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Local hikers part of three-day trip

MELVILLE – One of the leaders of a three-day hike along part of the Cape-to-Cape Trail says she is looking forward to the challenge. Elaine Falconer, an avid hiker and Hike Nova Scotia member, is one of four leaders of a group that will complete part of the trail during a three-day hike in Colchester...

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Sports

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The gals keep making waves

I don’t recall ever watching a major tennis event on television. I usually wait to see the highlights on the sports channels. Yet there I was, in the early afternoon two Saturdays ago, awaiting the U.S. Open final with Canada’s Bianca Andreescu up against none other than Serena Williams, the greatest player ever on the...

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NSSAF votes to reinstate rugby

Rugby Nova Scotia welcomes the NSSAFs decision announced today of the full reinstatement of rugby in the Nova Scotia High School sport calendar. This summer, representatives from Rugby Nova Scotia, the Department of Education and Early Child Development along with the NSSAF researched and developed a list of recommendations for High School Rugby for the...

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Arts & Entertainment

The Good Brothers include deCoste on latest album tour

PICTOU — A career that spans more than 45 years is one that many musicians can only dream about, but the chemistry and harmonies that are produced by twin brothers Brian and Bruce and younger brother Larry Good are one of the main reasons that The Good Brothers have remained a major part of the...

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Opinion

British Home Child Day being marked in sesquicentennial international tribute

To the Editor: From 1869 right up to 1948, over 100,000 children of all ages were emigrated right across Canada, from the United Kingdom, to be used as indentured farm workers and domestics. Believed by Canadians to be orphans, only two percent truly were. These children, known as the British Home Children (BHC) and Child...

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